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Plant species and sites of botanical significance in the southern bioregions of the Northern Territory



Plant species and sites of botanical significance in the southern bioregions of the Northern Territory

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Matthew White ... [et al.]


White, Matthew; Albrecht, David; Duguid, Angus W.; Latz, Peter; Hamilton, Mary


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Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This report provides a benchmark for the conservation status of botanical values in the southern, predominantly arid part of the Northern Territory. It will have many and varied uses, providing information about conservation values to land holders and managers as well as government departments and conservation groups.

Table of contents

Volume 1 : Significant vascular plants -- Volume 2 : Significant sites




Plants -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs Region; Northern Territory -- Alice Springs Region

Publisher name

Arid Lands Environment Centre

Place of publication

Alice Springs (N.T.)


2 v. : maps ; 30 cm.

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0724527842 (v. 1); 0724527850 (v. 2)

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Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/601264; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/601266; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/601268

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Volume 2, Part 2 , page 82 Channel Country Site: 21-6-2 Lake Nash - No. One Dam Level of significance: bioregional Location: 21 44' S 137 13' E; ca. 60 km east of Argadargada Station homestead in the upper catchment of the Woodroffe River. Area: 62 km2 Map sheet: Sandover River SF 53-8 Bioregion: Channel Country (CHC) Tenure: Pastoral Lease - Lake Nash Station (85% of site) and Argadargada Station (14% of site) Description: Upper reaches of Gordon Creek. A small site with a concentration of rare daisy records. Criteria satisfied: B1 b1 ii) Taxa of Australian significance: Ixiochlamys integerrima {3K only known in CHC from this site} Taxa of NT significance: Iotasperma sessilifolia {3k}, Rhodanthe gossypina {3k} Taxa of Southern NT (study area) significance: none Taxa of bioregional significance: Chenopodium cristatum {CHC (northern range limit) [N]} Vegetation Map Units (mapped as occurring at the site on the 1:1000,000 NT Vegetation Survey Map): Map unit 62 (31 %): Acacia georginae (Gidyea) low open-woodland with Astrebla pectinata (Bull Mitchell Grass) open-grassland understorey. Map unit 96 (64 %): Astrebla pectinata (Barley Mitchell grass) grassland. Map unit 70 (4 %): Acacia aneura (Mulga) tall sparse-shrubland with Senna, Eremophila (Fuchsia) low sparse-shrubland understorey.